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If tomatoes and avocados are considered fruits, are there any fruits that are considered vegetables?

Question #123535. Asked by geognut.

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Quite a few: tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, zucchinis, pumpkins, peppers, eggplant, tomatillos, christophene, okra, breadfruit, avocado, green beans, lentils, snow peas, soybean are all botanically fruits, but considered vegetable in cuisine. (Vegetable is not a botanical term.)


Sep 16 2011, 3:56 AM
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All fruit are considered vegetables but not all vegetables are considered fruit (Below ground growth, leaves, bark and inner pulp of the stem are not fruit) Fruit are the result of seed forming for the most part and are related to only the flower part of a plant.



Sep 17 2011, 2:03 PM
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